A man was stabbed to death early Friday morning by his roommate, Sacramento police officials say.

According to police spokesman Bryce Heinlein, the incident happened around 6 a.m. on the 5600 block of 39th Street. The two men got into a physical altercation that turned violent, Heinlein said.

The victim, an unidentified man in his 60s, was stabbed multiple times with a knife. He was later pronounced dead.

The suspect was taken to the hospital to be treated for lacerations.

This is a breaking story and will be updated as more information becomes available.